Healthy Food Recipes

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Healthy Food Recipes What’s holding you back from making health eating choices? If you’re like most Americans, eating out has become the norm and your body might be paying for it. Many individuals lack the time and skill to prepare meals for themselves. With the rise of fast food, it’s often just more convenient to…

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Eastern Cultural Approaches on Wellness

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Vedic Culture of India Many of the eastern medicinal treatments still in use today have been drawn from a period of more than 1500 years in central India, known as the Vedic Period. From 1700 B.C. to 1100 B.C., the early Vedic period saw the creation of a crucial text to Eastern philosophy and medicine,…

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Healthy and Healing Herbs

Healing Herbs

Healthy and Healing Herbs Throughout the history of man, there has been an attempt to find certain substances and foods that have the ability to serve a medicinal purpose. Herbs have traditionally been defined as a plant whose stem does not become woody. Yet, the term herb can, in this context, be applied to any…

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Vitamin, Mineral, and Amino Acid Sources

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Vitamins, Minerals, and Amino Acid Sources When you think of a balanced diet, it’s likely that you think of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and plenty of water. But there’s a great deal more to nutrition, and a great many more choices that can make healthy eating choices difficult. The basic…

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Nutritional Basics

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Nutritional Basics How do you view food? If you have a healthy attitude about it, you likely treat food as a source of fuel — no different than the gas with which you fuel your car. You have a lot of decisions to make about the fuel you put in your car, just like you…

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Meditation Techniques

Meditation Techniques With a practice that has been around as long as meditation has, it seems almost inevitable that a large variety of different approaches to the practice would have developed, and indeed, they did. Meditation is believed to have originated more than 5,000 years ago and was originally practiced by shamans and spiritual leaders.…

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Meditation

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Meditation Currently, in the United States, improving physical fitness and overall levels of health is largely regulated to two different elements; that of exercise and diet. Yet, to simply focus only on these two elements of physical well being is to do a disservice to what is required to live a healthy, fulfilled life. This…

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Pilates Fitness

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Pilates Fitness Pilates is not simply a method of physical fitness that is popular among the Hollywood elite or the rich and famous. In fact, the prevalence of Pilates among celebrities is simply a reflection of its growing popularity throughout the world. Millions of individuals are discovering the vast benefits that regularly performing a Pilates…

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Yoga Types and Style

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Yoga Types And Styles The origin of Yoga can be reliably traced back approximately 5,000 years ago to around 3,000 B.C. To date, the earliest reference to the practice of Yoga was discovered during an archeological excavation in the Indus valley; the most prominent and influential civilization during the early antique period. The civilization developed…

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Yoga Fitness

Yoga Fitness

Yoga Fitness With origins in ancient India, Yoga is one of the most recognized forms of exercise in the world. Although the practice of Yoga did not become popular in the United States until the 1960s. However, today, yoga is not only practiced by millions of Americans in the United States, but millions more throughout…

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